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in america and reduce our dependence on middle eastern oil. but that is not the policy we have. the president has the epa out there trying to bully the country. we are turning the other way and saying, c none saying dispositionap and trade energy -- we are turning the other way and saying, none of this past and trade energy tax -- cap and trade energy tax. the president followed that up with a $1.9 trillion increase in the national debt. increased the credit card of the country. we had already maxed out the credit card, but the president said that was not enough. he wanted to double down. he created a government takeover of health care. the bill grew and grew and grew. there were backroom deals analyzed a -- and lies. before they passed it, they had to have a reconciliation bill to fix the problems of the first bill before it was even signed into law. the health care czar has the authority to take your health care away from you even if you like it. what are we doing with all of these czars? get rid of them in. [applause] you have literally got a shot of government running around. you have c
new york, good night america! >>> i'm gregg jarrett and welcome to a brand-new hour of america's news headquarters. >> the body of polish president now recovered from the wreckage of the plane crash that killed him and his wife and other high ranking officials. all 97 people died while the plane was trying to land. >> rescue crews are confirming there are no survivors after the bodies of four missing miners were discovered. new questions now surfacing whether the tragedy could have been prevented. >>> and a russian orphan at the center of a storm. russian officials threatening to stop all u.s. adoptions after a tennessee woman sends her son back to russia alone. >> gregg: but we began with news out of new orleans where the leadership conference. michael steele is expected to address the crowd in the next hour or so. also a bit later on, we're going to learn the results of the straw poll which will gauge support for nine potential candidates or contenders for the 2012 gop presidential nomination. carl cameron is live in new orleans. give us a rundown of what is going on there. >> behin
. >> president obama announces major changes in america's nuclear strategy. >> announcing to every regime out there under what circumstances you can do cause? >> a former speaker sounds off. >> the most radical president in american history. has now thrown dn the gauntlet to the american people. >> a new dynamic duo takes center stage. >> two years from now president obama will be a one-term president. >> supreme court justice john paul stevens announces his retirement -- who will present an obama named to replace him? >> virginia had been the capital of confederacy. >> confederacy history month in virginia. wasn't slaver worth a mention? >> slavery was the controlling and central issue and i don't know anyone with historical creance -- credence would differ with that? >> the united states has used nuclear-weapons only twice, against her were she not and nagasaki toward the end of world war ii. afterwards japan surrendered. once we have the bomb the soviets wanted one and the nuclear arms race was on. president obama announced he is reworking america's nuclear strategy, scaling back the role
as their opportunity for unchallenged social experimentation. as i meet with you, the grassroots of america, i had never seen the kind of anger growing right now. [applause] smart people who study this kind of thing tallis that anger -- tell us that anger is usually a mask for fear. why do the citizens of the greatest nation on earth have reason to be fearful? it is because we love our country. we love the first principles of liberty and opportunity. we love the american dream. we want it for ourselves and for our children. this is the promised land. this is the place that people have always come to buy land, by sea, by hook or by crook. when people living under tyrants are secretly planning their escape, this land is the preferred destination. [applause] why is that? is it because our soil grows better corn? is it something in the water? are we just nicer here? if you have spent any time in rush hour traffic, you know that is not necessarily the case. america is supposed to be the place that you come to so that the tentacles of big government no longer reach you. this is the place where as long a
. and today, we know it's small businesses that can create the jobs america needs. that's why at&t is investing billions to upgrade and build out our wired and wireless networks. making them faster, smarter, and more secure. connecting small businesses to markets across the country, and around the world. we invest now, because we know it will pay off... with new jobs, new growth, from a new generation, putting their belief in the future on the line. now is the time for investment and innovation. the future is waiting. and the future has always the future is waiting. and the future has always been our business. at&t. chris: welcome back. katty, tell me something i don't know. >> we now have a date for the british general election, may 6. here's an interesting factoid about it. the financing differences between britain and america on elections are stunning. last cost. obama himself is set to raise over $1 billion for the next american presidential. chris: dan rather? >> vastly underrated story, the explosive growth of child prostitution in this country particularly along a track fr
and jeff sessions, republican of alabama. >>> then america's role in the world. how will this week's agreement on nuclear disarmament make the country safer? why are so many friends and foes alike defying the united states? our conversation with secretary of state hillary clinton and secretary of defense robert gates. >>> finally the roundtable takes on the growing left-right divide over the president's leadership, the congressional elections and the politics of the court. columnist for "the new york times" david brooks, chief washington correspondent for "the new york times" david sanger, syndicated "washington post" columnist kathleen parker and former democratic congressman from tennessee and chair of the democratic leadership council, harold ford, junior. >>> first, the politics of the supreme court. the president has another big decision to make, the second court vacancy in two years. how are the white house and republicans weighing the confirmation battle ahead? joining us to talk about that exclusively, two members at the heart of the debate, senate judiciary committee, chai
, republicans are jostling to to see who's right and who's farther right. the pulse of america when we come back. >>> as republicans gather for a big pep ralfully new orleans, we take the pulse of america. tonight especially, the pulse of the part that leans right. with us tonight, cnn contributor, eric erickson. eric, you heard a liberal perspective of the president's challenge in picking a new supreme court justice and a characterization of justice sotomayor as a moderate and a dare to the republicans to try to be aggressive in whoever the president picks next. what's your test? we don't know the name, let's not dwell on who it might be. but you saw how the republicans handled sotomayor and the aggressive questioning but in the end she was confirmed. the same game plan good for you, or do conservatives and republicans need to do more? >> well, you know, i would like them to do more and be more aggressive. it depends on who he picks. remember the republicans fell all over themselves to vote at the end of the day for brier and ginsburg when clinton was president. some voted for sotomayor. i thin
, america. >> chris: next on "special report." president obama gets another chance to shape the supreme court, with the retirement of justice john paul stevens. one of the key congressional players in healthcare reform says he won't run again. and sarah palin fires up republicans at a convention in new orleans. live from our studio in washington, this is "special report." good evening. i'm chris wallace in for bret baier. the oldest justice on the u.s. supreme court says it is time to step down. he sent his resignation letter today to president obama. we have fox team coverage. brian wilson looked at the politics of putting a new justice on the court but we begin with james rosen at the white house on today's announcement. >> leadership will be met. >> with the retirement of the associate justice john paul stevens among serving of the supreme court members, president obama has the second chance to shape the court's direction. and he nominated sonia sotomayor last year and he said the juror will affect the daily lives of the american people. >> it will be someone who like justice stevens
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when -- she could be the devil. she could say i hate america. i want to destroy america. and that way they'll only be able to say, why do you hate gay, immigrant, black, handicapped women. >> you know, senator, it's amazing how you can make a good living talking about a guy on a commuter train after three drinks. seriously. that's the kind of stuff i heard growing up. that kind of stuff is so uninspiring and yet i guess it has an audience. >> it wasn't just what you heard growing up. this is what glenn beck said during sotomayor. he said the same kind of stuff, attacking her, attacking her qualifications when she was number one in her class and done so well throughout her career calling her emotional and all of these things and it got out there. but in the end, you heard people like lindsey graham voting for her saying maybe he wouldn't have picked her but she was clearly qualified and he was proud to vote for her. in the end, she got confirmed. i think the hearings while they were difficult at times they were fair and that's what we want to see again. all this garbage and all of thes
and popularity you have there across america, why have you not led the charge to force the fed to release all of the e-mails that it has with aig, with goldman sachs, in other words begin a popular crusade just as you in effect created the tea party on a specific issue of transparency of the fed so we can understand what the fed thought what they did, and why they did it? do you think there's any possibility of success there? >> i think we've actually accomplished that by getting such a strong endorsement for auditing the fed. you know, when you ask for narrow records, i see looking at all the records so i've taken a broader brush. i want to know everything about it. i want to know who they loaned money to like foreign governments and foreign central banks and international financial institutions and private things. the things you mentioned are right and correct but i know all that plus more. what they would like you to do is look at some of these lending agencies and we better give you some of that information and that will satisfy everybody. we need a much broader investigation. >> just so
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of limiting america's use of nuclear weapons, 25 percent say they support the policy, 20 percent, undecided. you can count former vice presidential candidate sarah palin along with those who do not like the plan for nukes, here's what she had to say about it on hannity the other night. >> unbelievable, unbelievable, no administration in america's history would i think have ever considered such a step that we just found out that president obama is supporting today. that's kind of like getting out there on the playground, a bunch of kids, ready to fight, and one of the kids saying go ahead, punch me in the face and i'm not going to retaliate. megyn: the president, firing back, when abc news asked him about palin's warning -- remarks, mr. obama taking a bit of a shot at the former alaska governor. take a listen. >> i really have no response to that. last i checked, sarah palin is not much of an expert on nuclear issues. if the secretary of defense and the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff are comfortable with it, i'm probably going to take my advice from them, not from sarah palin. megyn:
states of america, and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under god, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. and if you will now remain standing, it is my delight as a mother to introduce you to a young woman will be singing the national anthem. ♪ >>oh, say, can you see, by the dawn's early light, what so proudly we hail'd at the twilight's last gleaming? whose broad stripes and bright stars, thro' the perilous fight, o'er the ramparts we watch'd, were so gallantly streaming? and the rockets' red glare, the bombs bursting in air, gave proof thro' the night that our flag was still there. o say, does that star-spangled banner yet wave o'er the land of the free and the home of the brave? ♪ [applause] great. ladies and gentlemen, that was fantastic. can we have another round of applause? [applause] >> this is a great honor for me. i am new to the stage in national politics. but i would like to say that this is the opportunity of a lifetime, because i believe the event that we are all at today is the first event on the path to taking back the congress of the
that way he could just say when -- she could be the devil. she could say, i hate america. i want to destroy america. and that way they'll only be able to say, well, why do you hate gay, immigrant, black, handicapped women? >> yeah, because we all saw how effectively being a black woman insulates you from republican accusations that you hate america. so which radicals top president obama's short list? according to most reports, solicitor general elaine in a kagan, so radical she only got seven republican votes last year. federal judge diane woods' name is being mentioned. along with names outside the judiciary, michigan governor jennifer granholm. let's bring in george washington university professor jonathan turley. >> hi, keith. >> what do you think is the impact on the court of justice stevens leaving? >> for liberals, it's a very sad moment. stevens was part of what you would call the greatest generation for liberals on the court. it's like watching the passing of world war ii veterans. this was, he came at the hayday of the liberal court. he served with marshall brennan. these were gian
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, these are international travel, but this is both are countries very connected to america. it's more than a u.s.-led effort. it is a u.s. effort with assistance from around the world. particularly, the mexicans really fear, last year was h1n1. this year, it's the drug war. that there really is unease among the americans, which is the tourist, which feeds the tourist dollars into the country, so this visit is very helpful just simply by showing that the first lady has no problem going to mexico and you shouldn't either. >> and the message out of the summit, here we are, all of these countries getting together with president obama. what has really been accomplished, chuck? >> i think historically, he's brought 46 world leaders here. it was supposed to be 47 and netanyahu decided not to come. >> it's the first time since 1945. >> bringing attention to nuclear terrorism. i think they seem to struggle to get the focus. they didn't -- when you hold a summit like this, your job is to sell it. up until yesterday, they were struggle to get a focus. getting john brennan out there and talking about nuclear terrorism
and pat toomie. >> and america's back, is america back or is someone cheerleading for a very friendly administration? >> congratulations on your book. >> thanks, judge. if you do the crime, it could be on your license for the end of time. why one state wants drug offenders to have labels on their driver's licenses. >> some are too scared to report it. we're not scared. i am a little. gretchen isn't. >> we're back at 53 minutes after the hour. a lawmaker's proposal to tackle drug abuse is stirring major controversy in the state of louisiana. they're proposing that the driver's license of two time felons bear a label that says drug offender if they've been convicted of a drug offense but is this the scarlet letter for addicts, former addicts and former dealers who have done their time? our guest this morning. louisiana representative ricky hardy who proposed the legislation and on the other side, dr. ken roy who runs the addiction recovery resources of new orleans and is a recovering addict himself. representative hardy, is this a good law or does this affect people's civil rights in
in that mine in northern china right now. rescue efforts continue tonight, as here in america, in west virginia, we face our own mine disaster and rescue effort again, as senator jay rockefeller just told us, one, that although we do not know for sure, could be the worst disaster in mining since the early 1970s. joining us now, former prosecutor of mine safety violations and a former federal mine official in the clinton administration, mr. opergard joins us by phone on short notice. thanks for your time. >> thank you. >> we were told this was an explosion. we don't know if it may have been a methane gas explosion, a coal dust explosion. what particular challenges would that pose for rescuers? what does that mean to the rescue effort? >> well, the first thing is to ensure that the rescue team members are going to be safe in performing their job. i mean, it's -- they're thrust into a chaotic situation and one that's highly volatile and dangerous. so they are risking their lives just going underground. and you want to make sure that you take all steps necessary to protect their safety. back in 197
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, "obama putting america on a path to decline." hannity says "he's nothing but a socialist." savage is in on it. gingrich, "obama the most radical president ever." the folks on the right are simply misguided and they're sore losers. it's radical in think about that. it's radical to get rid of the pre-existing condition? it's radical to get health care to 32 million more americans? it's radical to -- what do you say we stop losing 850,000 jobs every month. it's radical to have a stimulus package? it's radical to -- what do you say we cut the number of nuclear weapons with another superpower on the globe? what do you say we get along? i'll tell you who's radical. what's radical is the righties in this country who are trying to operate outside the electoral system. they're sore losers and now they want actually people to take up arms against one another in this country. now, there's a lot of positive things going on out there, folks. now, okay, i -- i'm guilty. i read the liberal newspaper, "the new york times," and we were traveling from laguardia today in new york to minneapolis. i j
be the devil, she could say i hate america, i want to destroy america and that way they'll only be able to say, but why do you hate gay, immigrant, black, handicapped women? >> senator, isn't it amazing you can make a good living after talking like a guy on a commuter train after three drinks. that's the kind of stuff i heard growing up. that kind of stuff is so uninspiring and, yet, i guess it has an audience. your thoughts. >> it just wasn't what you heard growing up and this is what glen beck said during sotomayor. he said the same stuff. attacking her qualifications when she was number one in her class and done so well throughout her career and calling her emotional and it got out there. but in the end you heard people like lindsey graham voting for her saying maybe he wouldn't pick her but she was clearly qualified and he was happy to vote for her. she got confirmed and the hearings were difficult but fair and that's what we want to see again. all this garbage and comments and what really matters the president puts someone on there who is qualified and someone who had a record of excellen
community colleges now. cap and trade will kill america. host: let me ask you about supporting republican candidates. you want some moderate republicans out of the party. are you thinking about sending money to individual candidates? caller: if they say what i believe in, i do. i believe personally obama should be impeached host: all right. we will move on to davenport, iowa, on the democratic line. what do you think? caller: yes, i am making political donations, to individual candidates. he started out as a republican. i switched to vote for kennedy. i cannot see any republican we have elected yet to -- we have grassley. he has to go. host: two papers this morning have a piece about the supreme court and whether or not john paul stevens will be announcing his retirement. here is "the new york times" -- it says here that he has to fish or cut bait for his own personal peace of mind, and also in fairness to the process. he has served for nearly 35 years in the supreme court. it is an interview with the reporter from the paper. this morning in "the washington post quoted a also have a piece
for everybody in america to have security? and the mechanism, the reality of our military engagement in iraq and afghanistan? and whether, in fact -- at what point it is beneficial and what point it is detrimental? how do you answer that question? >> that's a gigantic question. at the time the mission in the iraq, we were losing the mission that the point. and that's what ended up happening. the mission to protect the population. therefore, an operation like this went against the very mission we were -- there's probably more examples of u.s. troops in the streets to protect civilians and not engaging and we are taking casualties. >> i have no doubt for that. i don't think anybody in the conversation i hope is seeking to indict either soldiers or military. i think it's understandable going to the old suicide by cop na narrative and you can see where it happens but the bigger question is, if we are trying to secure our nation and we are spending $12 billion a month on war in the middle east, and we're working our way towards $8 trillion and talking about 100,000 dead iraqis i can keep going. w
it taken off your hands, we'll bring it to america and robert gibbs says yes. he says it's safer in the united states and anywhere else. there will be safety concerns because you have to store is it safely in the united states but robert gibbs says americans will be feeling safer if the loose nearby materials are in the united states as opposed to to places that don't have the security the white house and administration will provide. >> major, thank you. >>> as i mentioned, the united states did not include north korea and iran on the guest list for the nuclear summit. you may recall these two countries have something in common other than animosity toward the united states. both have active nuclear programs. north korea has tested successfulfully at least two atomic bombs. the united states and allies say iran has been working on nuclear weapons for years but they insist the program is simply for peaceful energy and medical purposes. jonathan hunt is live with more. how are north korea and erin racketing? >> two different reactions. north korea saying absolutely nothing, probably
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about it in north america. >> reporter: in march steve st ank lo was named chief. still, veteran toyota worker now retired is skeptical saying his former bosses hide rather than deal with problems. >> translator: they would avoid announcing defects as recalls and call it service campaign or anything else to fix the problem. >> the focus for toyota now is to make things right. they seemed to ignore the key assets. they forgot to listen to the voices of their own loyal employees. >> you're talking about this memo, and last week you were telling us about a memo from one of executives as well. >> that's exactly right. there seem to be all of these drops in the bucket. right now the bucket is close to spilling over the there's so much going on. toyota is looking to fix it. they know they've got a problem now. you have to keep in mind. they are almost 140 lawsuits against this company right now. make or break. >> thank you. >>> coming up, senate back from recession, job number one, extending unemployment benefits. >> make or break for hundreds of thousands of people getting unemployment exten
. america does not know america is a special day. do you care to tell them why today is a special day. >> this is the lighthearted stuff before we get to the important stuff. it's joe's and my birthday. >> we're twins. we're april 9th birthday twins. let's get serious now birthday girl. >> all right. let's get right to it. those people who are, in your mind, to be bantered about, the usual suspects called now for purposes of elena kagan, diane wood, merrick garland, those people pretty much vetted through the process in anticipation of sonia sotomayer's appointment. but at this appoint there's got to be a wider net to be cast, do you think? or will they go back to that group? >> the president has a great opportunity to do something he's talked about doing for sometime. that is to get a person on the supreme court that has had more real life experiences than being a scholar that spent most of their time in elite universities, and then people that went on and served on benches, were clerks and served on benches. i certainly don't denigrate anybody that's done that but you want a little
in the ghetto for sure, but it happens everywhere else in america as well. in fact, you know, where significant differences in the survey data have been found, frequently suggest that white youths are more likely to engage if illegal drug dealing than black youth, but it has been black youth and particularly young black men that have been the primary targets of the drug war. >> when you make those assertions, where do you get the rezap then to back that up, what kind of sources do you go to? >> there's some excellent data that can be found through the sentencing project. the sentencing project, here in d.c. has done a fantastic job of analyzing, and publicizing through its reports, all of the data that the department of justice publishes on an annual basis, so this is based on the government's own statistics and many of the reports that have been done by the sentencing project. >> calls, atlanta, is first on our democrats line, jane john with michelle alexander, she's the author of "the new jim crow." go ahead please. >> caller: yes, prisoners in the -- the census counts the prisoners in the co
focused on childhood obesity in america. the first lady talks about being healthy, reading food labels, and answers to the questions. that is tomorrow night at 9:00 eastern on c-span. >> and now, today's daily state department briefing including topics on north korea and the six-party talks. we discussed the plane incident involving the qatari diplomat. this is about 40 minutes. including strengthening the nuclear non-proliferation regime, combating that threat of nuclear terrorism, and maintaining a safe nuclear deterrent. housetops like ratification of the new s.t.a.r.t. treaty signed by president obama and president medvedev, an upcoming nuclear security summit next week advance the goals. the secretary will stress the urgency of the challenge and the need for bipartisan resolved to meet it. in sedan, a special envoy continued his discussions with the government of southern sudan, in advance of sunday's national, state, and local elections. he is back in khartoum this evening where he has met with heads of the international observer missions and with president jimmy carter -- former
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to america. president obama met with leaders from around the world today at the white house to talk about nuclear security. the white house announced the ukraine will get rid of stockpiles of enriched uranium. we will get an update on the nuclear weapons summit next. a panel examines this state of new media, a social networking, and grass-roots communications in iran. a group of former u.s. ambassadors discussed the prospects for peace in the middle east. >> all this month, see the winner of c-span's student documentary competition. watch the top winning videos every morning at 6:50 a.m. eastern before "washington journal." during the 830 a.m. program, meet the winner is. >> the white house announced ukraine will get rid of its nuclear material by 2012. robert gibbs spoke with reporters about the ukraine agreement and other nuclear issues. he is joined by counter- terrorism advisor john brennan. here is a portion of that meeting. >> good afternoon. before we hear from john brennan, i want to start with that announcement. ukraine announced a landmark decision to get rid of all of its stock
that game. i mean, how is it seditious to disagree with the president of the united states in america? chris: and there was also this from bill reilly and from bill human -- >> in addition to bill mar, they can't let the dissent thing alone. bill clinton thinks some of the language of the movement is dangerous, and "time" magazine's joe klein thinks two tea party favorites are bordering on sedition. whoa. chris: well, andrew, joe klein wrote in his blog this week after that show, "let me be clear, dissent is not sedition, but questioning the administration's legitimacy in a manner intended to undermine or overthrow it certainly is." your thoughts? >> i'm more with joe than i am with the fox news republican national committee coalition machine, this great machine spewing out an alternative reality to reality every minute of the day. look, dissent is great and important, and i believe -- i'm a spreach absolutist. but essentially this is accusing the president -- duly-elected president of being illegitimate and even trees news. and it's important to recognize that is what they are saying, it's
is getting more jobs for americans, economic prosperity, keeping america safe and secure. while they are focused on making lives better for americans, we have republicans who are focused simply on crazy partisan bickering and i think when it comes time in november for most voters to go to the booth, they're going to choose the party that puts america first. right now, democrats are showing that that's what they're doing. i don't think any meetings are necessary. >> real quick though, you mean the democrats don't have any crazy partisan bickering among themselves? i'm just asking. >> i think they have some substance to mash up. >> alicia and joe, thanks, guys. >>> new information about the russian boy rejected by his adoptive american mother here on msnbc saturday. under pressure. ♪ and pressure can cause anyone's deodorant to fail. ♪ introducing gillette odor shield antiperspirant. unlike regular deodorants, it targets and neutralizes odor at the source. help eliminate odor, don't just cover it up. ♪ gillette odor shield antiperspirant. also try odor shield technology in n
essentially dead on arrival. >> robert bork's america is a land in which women would be forced into backaly abortions, blacks would sit at segregated lunch counters and school children could not be taught about evolution. >> that's 45 minutes into the nomination process. how's that for opposition? mr. bork was in fact one of the most radical jurists ever proposed in modern times for any judgeship, let alone for the supreme court. the fight to keep him off the court set new standards for how these things are fought. people for the american way enlisted gregory peck, the hollywood legend in the fight against bork. >> there's a special feeling of awe people get when they visit the supreme court of the united states. the ultimate guardian of our rights as americans. that's why we set the highest standards for our highest court justices and that's why we're so concerned. this is gregory peck. robert bork wants to be a supreme court justice. but the record shows he has a strange idea of what justice is. he defended poll taxes and literacy tests which kept many americans from voting. please urge y
or 10 years ago. every a c-span video since 1987. this is cables latest gift to america. our content is available on television, radio and on lined. you can also connect with us on line. >> supreme court justice john paul stevens has announced that he will step down when the court finishes its work. he is about to turn 90 years old. he was appointed by president ford in 1975 and has been hinting that he would agree -- would retire soon. we talked with eight supreme court reporter about possible replacements. ,, >> what has been said about replacing justice stevens? >> the president spoke about that this afternoon. he wants someone who will be respectful of law, but the most significant thing is he is looking for someone who understood the needs of average americans and would uphold their rights to participate in society, suggesting he would sound of the fame -- the same thing as indian state of the union address. >> who are some of the potential nominees? >> the president went through this last year. the white house has some experience with it. the three names at the top of the list
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outrage, including an exclusive interview with russia's president. >>> good morning, america. i'm bill weir. >> and good morning, bill. i'm bianna golodryga. every parent is talking about the adoption controversy. the russian president calls what this mother did was a monstrous deed. while the mother was lied to about the mental health. >> she put a note on his backpack and put him on a plane. >>> we begin with breaking news out of western russia, where a plane crashed overnight, killing 96 people and the president of poland. abc's jim sciutto is in our london bureau with the latest. good morning, jim. >> reporter: bill, good morning. this is an enormous tragedy for poland. the president, his wife, the military chief of staff, dozens of polish officials onboard. and there were no survivors. right now, we're hearing 96 people dead. the cause is being investigated. we know there was dense fog and that this was at least the plane's second landing attempt. we've been told that the control tower advised the pilot to land in another city. to land somewhere else. but he went ahead and landed
because we are definitely looking out for you! >> gregg: i'm gregg jarrett. >> welcome to america's news headquarters. two day nuclear security summit is about to get underway at the nation's capitol. top on the agenda is prevent nuclear terrorism. >> gregg: poll after poll, unemployment is the top issue. why the president is having trouble pushing his plan through congress. >> and symbol of immigration. tough economic times and threatening the future. >> gregg: first we're getting new details on the plane crash killing poland's president. thousands of people lighting candles singing the national anthem and paying their final respect to lech kaczynski, their beloved president's casket returning to warsaw earlier today. at the moment, his remains arriving on polish soil, his twin brother, pressing his head against his brother's flag draped coffin. also on the tarmac but not seen, the only child of the president, her mother also died in the crash. let's go to dana streaming live. >> i talked to the prime minister's office. a spokesman telling fox news, there no question there is a c
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